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ft_sensor plugin - does it work? zero force/torque published

asked 2014-10-18 16:20:47 -0500

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updated 2014-10-18 16:22:10 -0500

Does the ft_sensor plugin works currently? I am trying it on Gazebo 4.0, it seems to be set up correctly, but it always publishes a zero value, both for force and torque.

This is an extract from the .sdf file I use:

(I linked a gist since the code format does not seem to work)

If it does work for you, can you give your configuration or point me out another test case?

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answered 2014-10-18 17:07:17 -0500

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It seems that, as for Gazebo 4.0.0, the <provide_feedback> tag must be put outside of ode, inside the physics tag.

Here the fixed gist:

with --verbose a warning is issued when the <provide_feedback> tag is missing.

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